Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p52


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rep. 1672. He took sec. w. prob. in Jan. 1693, Dorothy, wid. of Francis
Hall, d. of Rev. Henry Smith, and had been wid. of John Blakeman;
and d. 12 Aug. foll. For her fourth h. the wid. took deac. Isaac Moore,
first of Farmington, aft. of Norwalk. MATTHEW, or MATTHIAS, Dorchester
1634, freem. Sept. of that yr. rem. prob. in 1638 to Windsor,
was one of the first sett. at Norwalk, a. 1654, there d. 1669, aft. 11 Oct.
the date of certific. by the constable (wh. was his s. Mark), mak. return
of the freem. of the town. Beside him, he left Matthew, Samuel, James,
and sev. ds. MATTHEW, Norwalk, s. of the preced. in 1672 had sev.
ch. of wh. one was Matthew, and he, I believe, gave the same name to
one in the fourth generat. NICHOLAS, Windsor, thot. to be younger br.
of the first Matthew, came, at the age of 13, in the Elizabeth and Ann
from London, 1635, was of W. in 1640, so that we may suppose, he
had been at Dorchester, and rem. with him. He was adm. freem. 1657,
and d. 1689, leav. no ch. SAMUEL, Norwalk, br. of James, m. Sept.
1663, Elizabeth d. of Walter Haite, had Sarah, b. Jan. 1665, wh. d. at 20
yrs.; Thomas, Oct. 1666; and Elizabeth Apr. 1673; was propound. for
freem. 1667, and d. 14 Jan. 1684.

    SENTER, JOHN, Boston, m. 27 Mar. 1651, Mary Muzzey, possib.
mean. Matthews. He took sec. w. 11 Jan. 1661, Hannah, d. of Robert

    SESSIONS, ALEXANDER, Andover, freem. 1677, m. 24 Apr. 1672,
Elizabeth d. prob. of John Spofford of Rowley, had John, b. 1674; Alexander;
Timothy; Samuel; Nehemiah; Josiah; and Joseph; and d. 26
Feb. 1689.

    SEVER. See Seaver.

    SEVERANCE, oft. writ. SEVERNS, as sound. EPHRAIM, Salisbury, s. of
John, m. 9 Nov. 1682, Lydia, d. of Abraham Morrill, had Abigail, b. 29
Aug. 1683; Mary, 2 July 1685; Lydia, 15 Jan. 1687; Ephraim, 2
Dec. 1689; Dinah, 3 Sept. 1692; Ebenezar, 9 Nov. 1694; Sarah, 7
Feb. 1698; and Jonathan, 21 Apr. 1700. JOHN, Salisbury, one of the
orig. proprs. freem. 17 May 1637, bef. that town was sett.; by first w.
Abigail had Samuel, b. 19 Sept. 1637, wh. d. young; Ebenezer, 7 Mar.
1639 (wh. d. 1667, unm. in his will of 22 Aug. 1665 giv. three brs.
and two sis. all his est.); Abigail, 7 Jan. 1641, d. in few wks.;
Abigail, again, 25 May 1643; Mary, 5 Aug. 1645; John, 24 Nov.
1647; Joseph, 14 Feb. 1650; Elizabeth 8 Apr. 1652, d. soon; Benjamin, Jan.
1654; Eliz. again, 17 June 1658, d. at four yrs.; and his w. d. 17 June
1658, as did a tw. d. five days aft. His sec. w. was Susanna, wid. of
Henry Ambrose, and he d. 9 Apr. 1682, hav. made his will two days
bef. Mary m. Dec. 1663, James Coffin of Nantucket. JOHN, Salisbury,
s. of the preced. by w. Mary had Ebenezer, b. 19 Sept. 1673; Abigail,
6 May 1675; John, 22 Sept. 1676; and Daniel, 3 June 1678; rem. to